French Market http://wwno.org en Interviews: French Market Director Jon Smith http://wwno.org/post/interviews-french-market-director-jon-smith <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The French Market Corporation — which oversees the six city blocks of the <a href="http://www.frenchmarket.org/" target="_blank">French Market</a> proper, the <a href="http://upperpontalba.org/" target="_blank">Upper </a></span><a href="http://upperpontalba.org/" target="_blank">Pontalba</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://upperpontalba.org/" target="_blank"> Building</a>, Jackson Square, parking lots, and much more — has a new executive director.</span></p> Wed, 26 Feb 2014 16:33:57 +0000 Paul Maassen 54807 at http://wwno.org Voices From The French Market http://wwno.org/post/voices-french-market <p><em>The French Market may seem like one big urban flea market — with everything from tee-shirts to Mardi Gras masks, alligator heads to shot glasses. And tourists… lots of tourists. But upon closer inspection, you discover that this outdoor shopping plaza is full of individuals who couldn’t be more different from one another.</em></p><p><em>NolaVie's&nbsp;Laine Kaplan-Levenson&nbsp;and Renée Peck met some of these local vendors who make the French Market another unique corner of the city.</em></p> Mon, 17 Feb 2014 10:44:00 +0000 Laine Kaplan-Levenson & Renée Peck 54205 at http://wwno.org Inside The Arts: Bayou Maharajah James Booker; Boo Carré Halloween; Stevie Wonder Opera http://wwno.org/post/inside-arts-bayou-maharajah-james-booker-boo-carr-halloween-stevie-wonder-opera <div><div style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px"><p><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span></p> Tue, 15 Oct 2013 20:30:00 +0000 Diane Mack 46019 at http://wwno.org Krewe De Jeanne d'Arc 2013 Royal Court http://wwno.org/post/krewe-de-jeanne-darc-2013-royal-court <p>The <a href="http://www.joanofarcparade.com" target="_blank">Krewe de Jeanne d'Arc</a> announced their 2013 royal court yesterday at the French Market.</p><p>Gretchen&nbsp;Neuenhaus, a junior at Mount Carmel Academy, will portray Maid of Honor Joan of Arc, René&nbsp;Bajeux will portray King Charles VII and Betsie&nbsp;Gambel, president of&nbsp;Gambel&nbsp;Communications, will serve as Queen&nbsp;Yolande&nbsp;of Aragon. Gambel is the krewe's first queen.</p> Fri, 21 Dec 2012 19:27:00 +0000 Jason Saul 25533 at http://wwno.org Holiday Events At The French Market http://wwno.org/post/holiday-events-french-market <p>A schedule of some of the holiday-related events coming up at the French Market.</p><p><strong>December 1</strong></p><p>10 a.m. to 4 p.m.&nbsp;&nbsp;<a href="http://www.frenchmarket.org/event/french-market-st-nicholas-day-fair/" target="_blank" title="This external link will open in a new window">St Nicholas Day Fair in Dutch Alley</a>.</p><p>11 a.m. to 4 p.m.&nbsp; <a href="http://www.wwoz.org/new-orleans-community/sounds-good" target="_blank">WWOZ Cookbook Celebration</a> at the French Market. Taste samples, purchase cookbooks and aprons, meet the musicians behind the food and more!</p> Wed, 28 Nov 2012 19:03:48 +0000 Jason Saul 24170 at http://wwno.org French Market Cookbook Fair http://wwno.org/post/french-market-cookbook-fair <p><span style="font-family: inherit; font-style: inherit; color: rgb(44, 43, 41); ">The <a href="http://southernfood.org/" target="_blank">Southern Food and Beverage Museum</a> will host a brand new cookbook fair at the <a href="http://www.frenchmarket.org/" target="_blank">French Market</a> this Sunday, September 16, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.</span></p> Mon, 10 Sep 2012 15:00:00 +0000 WWNO Staff 19626 at http://wwno.org French Market suspends operations through Wednesday http://wwno.org/post/french-market-suspends-operations-through-wednesday <p>The French Market is reporting that its Retail, Farmers' and Flea Markets will suspend operations for today, tomorrow and Wednesday.</p><p>Updates on when operations will resume can be found at&nbsp;<a href="http://www.frenchmarket.org/public-notices" target="_blank" title="This external link will open in a new window"><font color="#0000ff" face="Calibri" size="3">http://www.frenchmarket.org/public-notices</font></a>.</p> Mon, 27 Aug 2012 16:43:45 +0000 Jason Saul 18621 at http://wwno.org Where Y'Eat: Celebrating the Creole Tomato http://wwno.org/post/where-yeat-celebrating-creole-tomato <p><em>At roadside stands, with menu shout-outs and at its own festival, the Creole tomato is the center of attention as its brief season hits its stride.</em></p><p> Thu, 07 Jun 2012 21:21:22 +0000 Ian McNulty 12984 at http://wwno.org Creole Tomatoes and Cajun-Zydeco Music Highlight Weekend Festivals http://wwno.org/post/creole-tomatoes-and-cajun-zydeco-music-highlight-weekend-festivals <p>Red, ripe Creole&nbsp;tomatoes and two-steppin&#39; dance&nbsp;music from down the bayou are good reasons to head to the&nbsp;French Quarter this weekend.</p><p>The 26th Annual French Market Creole Tomato Festival and the 6th Annual Jazz and Heritage Foundation&#39;s Louisiana Cajun-Zydeco Festival kick off on Saturday, and we&nbsp;go <em>Inside the Arts&nbsp;</em>for a sneak&nbsp;peek.</p><p>More info can be found&nbsp;at&nbsp;<a href="http://cajunzydecofest.com" target="_blank">cajunzydecofest.com</a> and <a href="http://frenchmarket.org" target="_blank">frenchmarket.org</a></p> Thu, 07 Jun 2012 15:00:42 +0000 Diane Mack 13096 at http://wwno.org 2012 Mardi Gras Mask Market http://wwno.org/post/2012-mardi-gras-mask-market <p>The&nbsp; countdown to the greatest free show on earth is upon us,&nbsp;and the revelry in the French Quarter will kick into high gear Friday, as the<em> 29th Annual&nbsp;Mardi Gras Mask Market </em>gets underway in the French Market.&nbsp;We go<em> Inside the Arts... Thu, 16 Feb 2012 15:43:44 +0000 Diane Mack 5481 at http://wwno.org